While the liberalisation of China’s power sector is still far off, efforts in energy trading are making important progress.
26 April 2018
German gas demand has been on the rise in recent years, but mid-term growth in the market will need the support of government policies.
23 April 2018
As tensions ratchet up over Syria and other pressure points, it looks more likely the US will attempt to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
18 April 2018
President Donald Trump’s threatened trade war with China looks unlikely to hit fossil fuel exports from the US to the energy-hungry Asian superpower.
11 April 2018
Interfax hosted a seminar with Nexant on 28 March to discuss the outlook for carbon pricing in Europe. The discussion included debate on the future of coal, gas and power.
4 April 2018
The Dutch regulator has proposed further cuts of up to 50% in output at the Groningen field.
1 February 2018
The president of the United States has loudly voiced his support for the coal industry, but his efforts have resulted in little success.
17 January 2018
The UK’s new standard on CO2 emissions is tougher than that proposed by the EU and could result in market distortions.
10 January 2018
Nigeria’s LNG exports and domestic gas consumption will receive support from the government’s policy-based approach to greater commercialisation of the fuel.
22 December 2017
Cities are increasingly finding themselves at the forefront of combating climate change as they work to improve their air quality.
15 November 2017
Carbon pricing is struggling to deliver the decarbonisation needed for countries to meet their targets under the Paris agreement.
8 November 2017
While Poland will increase the volume and flexibility of its gas trade, it will struggle to achieve its goal of ending direct Russian imports.
23 October 2017
China is making slow but steady progress in switching its cities from coal to gas for heating, but it still faces challenges in the decade ahead.
4 October 2017
Iran issued a challenge to its Arab Gulf neighbours by saying it will dramatically boost oil and gas production and exports by 2021.
24 July 2017
South Korea’s new government is rolling out new energy policies – with big implications for the power sector. These changes could create opportunities for gas-fired power generation.
21 July 2017
The power sectors in Japan and South Korea are currently set on contrasting paths when it comes to nuclear and coal. How the generation mix in both countries develops has implications for gas demand and LNG imports.
11 July 2017
Despite a switch to gas in power, China will need a quantum leap in renewables to meet its COP21 targets. The latest REN21 report suggests that this transition is under way despite a drop in investment in 2016.
6 July 2017
The dichotomy between Beijing’s targets to boost gas use and the dynamics of a volatile world market was discussed at an Interfax breakfast seminar in London on Tuesday.
28 June 2017
The UK government has pledged to cap domestic energy prices, but it will struggle to protect consumers while encouraging investment in low-carbon generation.
26 April 2017
US oil production and the strength of the dollar could prove a double whammy for OPEC when the oil producers group meets in May.
5 April 2017